Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum Chicago, IL
Aug 18, 2020
The Chicago History Museum (CHM) seeks a visionary, collegial, and entrepreneurial leader to serve as its next President. Established in 1856, less than twenty years after the incorporation of Chicago, CHM is internationally recognized for its innovative exhibitions, educational programs, physical and digital collections, and creative engagement with its environs. CHM’s dedication to Chicago guides and inspires the work of the institution: CHM collects, preserves, interprets and presents the full and multicultural sweep of the city's history. CHM is Chicago's oldest cultural institution and has adopted a forward-thinking approach that places it at the forefront of cultural and historical organizations. It was founded as the Chicago Historical Society; in 2006, following an extensive building renovation and rebranding initiative, the Society forged a new public identity as the Chicago History Museum. In so doing, CHM distinguished itself among collections-based historical...